Career Week 2017 Kickoff: What's Trending
Welcome and Introduction: Wesley E. Thorne II, Director, UCLA Career Center
Keynote Speaker: Alumna Somjita Mitra, Senior Economist, Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation
Dr. Somjita Mitra will be speaking about job growth in the current and emerging employment sectors in the Los Angeles region. She will offer a unique insight into the types of jobs that will be evolving locally and highlight the knowledge and skills UCLA students should be developing in order to be competitive in the developing economy.
Emerging Industry Discussion Round Tables
In a “speed networking” format, meet accomplished professionals who will provide an overview of the industry in which they are employed and tips for pursuing opportunities in their field. Students will rotate among their top industry preferences including Data Analytics, Materials Engineering, Digital/Social media Marketing, User interface Design, Artificial Intelligence, Entrepreneurship and Corporate Community Relations, and others.
Anthony Meyers, Data Science Analyst, Tillster, UCLA'13
Nelson Gaspar, Research Manager, Lieberman Research Worldwide, UCLA'14
Sahil Punamia, Senior Manager, Programming and Production Digital Strategy, Discovery Communications, UCLA'13
Oliver Brown, Product Manager, Betagig, UCLA'13
Ilana Taub, Sports Communication Manager, Red Bull
Pamela Rupper, Manager Network Services, LDP, ATT
Thank you to our collaborators:
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